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J.P. Gifford

12 N Main St, Kent, CT 06757-1511
+1 860-592-0200
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
12 N Main St, Kent, CT 06757-1511
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Reviews (31)
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Twice in two weeks,we stopped for lunch. Their food gets better each year. A specialty sandwich and a box of fries is more than enough to feed two adults. Weekends are a zoo with all the hikers, bikers ( cyclers also)and passing through cars. The...More

Thank larrykay
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered the Bahn Mi sandwiches. They were very blind, pork wasn't seasoned well and the sauces typically found on a Bahn Mi were also not good. Maybe some of the other more traditional items are tastier

Thank Beemer5
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Delicious food at local Kent cafe. Enjoyed seared ahi tuna banh mi sandwich and curried chicken. Unassuming interior with nice patio seating. Food is high quality with interesting menu choices. Highly recommend.

Thank Nski
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The room is dull and almost ugly, but the food is wonderful. I loved the black sheep sandwich and the cookies. You put in your order and wait a long, long time. The service is painfully slow, but there's a friendly atmosphere. It could use...More

Thank corsicus
JPGifford, Owner at J.P. Gifford, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thank You for your review of JP Gifford Market!!! We will never win any awards for decor and after the 300th person comes in on an average day the place will always look beat up. The floor is 80 years old and is replaced every...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

An excellent meal tasted farm fresh. The staff was very attentive. The ambience nice and close to my accommodations

Thank warrenjaco
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The black sheep vegetarian sandwich (hope I got the nane right): mozzarella, pesto and sun dried tomatoes...DELICIOUS! Wish i would've gotten one more for dinner! When I came back it was closed already!

Thank myreview47866
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We had a late lunch here on a Thursday. I had asparagus soup and quiche. My wife and daughter had chicken salad. I had cappuccino. The atmosphere is somewhat austere. The room was cold. Still, it was an enjoyable place to have lunch.

Thank Steambush
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Old Fashioned New England country store atmosphere with killer sandwiches and lunch items. The soup was incredible- lamb stew with tons of lamb! Don't pass it by!

Thank Hugh B
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Expensive and just average. Bakery items look good but were disappointing. Salads and sandwiches just so so.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Everybody was saying to pop in here for a better choice of baked goods. There was a lot of choices for all kinds of sweet n savoury and the coffee was excellent. More expensive here but worth it.

Thank TheBigfella601
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 N Main St, Kent, CT 06757-1511
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: +1 860-592-0200
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